Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> August 12, 2016

Looking for Biopharmaceuticals with Disruptive Innovation and Medicines Initiatives

Amusa, Gbola
Gbola Amusa is Partner, Director of Research and Head of Healthcare Research of Chardan. Dr. Gbola Amusa joined Chardan at the end of 2014 to focus on identifying companies that will generate exceptionally high long-term investment returns by creating shared value for society. Dr. Amusa was previously Managing Director, Head of European Pharma Research, and Global Pharma and Biotech Coordinator at UBS, where he oversaw 25 analysts and ultimately finished as the number-one-ranked European pharma analyst in the Institutional Investor — II — Survey. Prior to UBS, Dr. Amusa was a Senior Research Analyst and Head of European Pharma research at Sanford Bernstein. He started his career in finance at Goldman Sachs as an associate in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group, where he worked on large transactions including the Amgen/Immunex merger. Additionally, Dr. Amusa was previously a health care finance and strategy consultant working with governments, companies, leading foundations and think tanks. Dr. Amusa’s views on health care have been cited by socially responsible investing, or SRI; ESG; and sustainability organizations like FSG/Shares Value Initiative, GMI Ratings and the ATM Index. Dr. Amusa earned his BSE from Duke University, an M.D. at Washington University Medical School and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Profile
TWST: What is your coverage currently?

Dr. Amusa: I cover biopharmaceutical companies around the world and across all market capitalizations, specifically ones